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Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
alone to preserve lunacy. texas congressman louie gohmert gave his heartfelt floor speech wednesday about protecting a word he feels is very important to doing his job. >> the last vote we took today was to eliminate the word "lunatic" from our federal law, and i don't have a problem with "lunatic" being used in the federal law. and apparently i was the only one here on the floor that didn't have a problem with using the term "lunatic." >> louie gohmert was the only no vote on a bill to strike the word "lunatic" from federal laws. gohmert went on to say the word "lunatic" is needed to describe those who contribute to our national debt. >> we want to eliminate the word "lunatic" from the federal code? that's lunacy. to think you can keep spending over $1 trillion more than you bring in. >> he's the gift that just keeps on giving this holiday season. he says it's lunacy to spend more than you bring in. let's take a look at a few of louie gohmert's votes contributing to our debt. he voted to extend the bush tax cuts. he voted for the war in iraq. not once, but a number of times. he vot
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Nov 30, 2012 6:00pm PST
that didn't happen. congressman louie gohmert is here. you will be surprised what he has to say. it is the story that is now swept the nation a police officer buying a barefoot homeless man a pair of shoes. the woman who captured that video will tell us what the camera didn't. she will join us tonight on hannity. r streaming quotes, any way you want. fully customize it for your trading process -- from thought to trade, on every screen. and all in real time. which makes it just like having your own trading floor, right at your fingertips. [ rodger ] at scottrade, seven dollar trades are just the start. try our easy-to-use scottrader streaming quotes. it's another reason more investors are saying... [ all ] i'm with scottrade. i took my son fishing every year. we had a great spot, not easy to find, but worth it. but with copd making it hard to breathe, i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung function starting within five minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. with symbicort, tod
Nov 30, 2012 4:00pm PST
romney was saying he believed? we'll ask the strategists. >>> and leave it to congressman louie gohmert to suggest that the obama administration is in league with the muslim brotherhood. for an old birther like louie, the election is never over. >>> let me finish with my memory of when americans really had, believe it or not, two political parties that were modern and moderate. that was a long time ago. we'll talk about the days of eisenhower. this is "hardball," the place for politics. if we want to improve our schools... ... what should we invest in? maybe new buildings? what about updated equipment? they can help, but recent research shows... ... nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. part of a whole new line of tablets from dell. it's changing the conversation. ♪ >>> house speaker john boehner, the aforementioned speaker, is now 1 for 20. he's finally named a woman, believe it or not, to serve as one of his chairs in the 20 house commi
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Nov 30, 2012 9:00pm PST
speak. >> next our good friend texas congressman louie gohmert on what the republicans' biggest bargaining chip is in these fiscal negotiations. we continue to examine parallels between the 90 -- the -- and the feel good story of the week incredible act of kindness goes viral. new information from the person behind the camera that took that picture about that cop that gave that homeless man a pair of boots on a cold man a pair of boots on a cold winter night in [ male announcer ] when this hotel added aflac to provida better benefits package... oahhh! [ male announcer ] it made a big splash with the employees. [ duck yelling ] [ male announcer ] find out more at... [ duck ] aflac! [ male announcer ] ♪ ha ha! you know how painful heartburn can be. for fast, long lasting relief, use doctor recommended gaviscon®. only gaviscon® forms a protective barrier that helps block stomach acid from splashing up- relieving the pain quickly. try fast, long lasting gaviscon®. relieving the pain quickly. it's hard to see opportunity in today's challenging environment. un
Dec 16, 2012 4:00pm PST
durbin, and, republican congressman louie gohmert and we'll look at what we can do better to protect or children, when we talk with ronald stevens, one of the nation's top experts on school safety... and our sunday panel weighs in on a crime of mass violence, that is becoming much too familiar. our special school tragedy coverage, begins, right now, on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and hello again from fox news in washington. our hearts are broken. that is how president obama responded friday to the slaughter of 27 people, 20 of them, little children. as we spoke to and for the nation. today, we'll try to make some sense of the senseless act of violence, at sandy hook elementary school. we'll talk with our guests in a moment, but, first, here's the latest from newtown, connecticut. authorities say all of the children, first graders, 6 or 7 years old, were shot multiple times. the six adult victims were all women. police say they have good evidence about the suspect, adam lanza, that may explain why he carried out the massacre. and, president obama will speak at a vigil sunday evenin
Dec 18, 2012 12:00am PST
of thing, i think we ought to do that. >> congressman louie gohmert took it a step forward. he said that the principal should have had an m-4 assault rifle. >> in hearing the story of the principal trying to protect, chris, i wish she would have had an m-4 in her office and she takes him out, takes his head off before he could kill those precious kids. >> just what kids are trained to do, don't you think? he's known for his absurd statements but this one is shameless. the fact is, armed civilians do not stop mass shootings from happening. "mother jones" studied this and they did not find a single instant. republicans hide behind the second amendment to stop gun control and the american people, i think, are stick of it. let's turn to alex wagner host of "now" and jonathan alter, msnbc political analyst and columnist for "bloomberg view." alec, we always hear this coming out from the right supplied by the nra. is this time different? >> i think it's different this time and an acknowledgement that this is a line in the sand. the argument of the teacher theory or proposal is a new level
Dec 18, 2012 2:00pm PST
people having a right to their own. >>>s. take a look at what u.s. congressman louie gohmert said about what would have prevented those deaths in newtown, connecticut. let's watch louie gohmert in action here. >> i wish to god she had had an m-4 in her office locked up so when she heard gunfire, she pulls it out and she didn't have to lunge heroically with nothing in her hands but she takes him out, takes his head off before he can kill those precious kids. >> mark, and then mayor nutter, the argument from the nra side, not yet official but from that point of view on the gun owner's side is if we only had more people with guns, including teachers and school officials packing heat during school hours, that we wouldn't have people coming in with impunity and kill them. >> we work with survivors all the time, including people who you are in the theater in aurora. they will tell you exactly what police will tell you, which is that putting more guns in a dark theater, a street corner, most often in hands that have not been trained like police officers have, are not going to make a situation
Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
joins me live. >>> plus the louie gohmert plan to arm teachers is going forward in ohio and utah. >> i wish to god she had had an m-4 in her office. >> michelle obama gets definitive on a future run for office. and tonight, i will deliver my verdict on spike lee versus "django unchained." >> what's your name? >> django. >>> with little more than four days until the fiscal cliff, we now know that all the relevant parties will be in washington in three days. that's right. three days from now. on sunday evening before the redskins beat the cowboys. the house will finally reconvene. why? is it to finally strike a deal? honestly, no one knows. but one thing is certain. house speaker john boehner and his fellow republicans could no longer weather the incredibly bad optics of sitting at home while the president of the united states and the senate were in washington. president obama arrived back at the white house this morning. the president will host a meeting tomorrow afternoon with senate majority leader reid, senate minority leader mcconnell, speaker boehner, and leader pelosi at the white
Dec 1, 2012 2:00am PST
else that won't help republicans out of their mess, u.s. congressman louie gohmert is out there suggesting the obama administration is in cahoots with the muslim brotherhood. who is buying this malarkey? malarkey is a good word. this is "hardball," the place for politics. >>> back to "hardball." now to the "sideshow." first, after president obama and mitt romney got together for their post-election lunch yesterday, jon stewart reflected on the event with help from the '80s movie "coming to america." >> the event was actually closed to cameras, but we have some footage of governor romney arriving to the white house. i believe that's him there, and then he's getting out, and then -- the campaign is over so he doesn't have to pretend anymore. he can finally wear that serengeti lion sash he hadn't been wearing. >>> also we've heard from republicans who are ditching grover norquist' no tax pledge, but how one of them freed himself without admitting he was backpedaling. from chris gibson, representative gibson signed the pledge as a candidate in 2010 for the 20th congressional d
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Dec 16, 2012 11:00am PST
me now republican congressman louie gohmert of texas. congressman, welcome. >> great to be with you, chris. >> chris: attorney general holder spoke out about the shooting on friday. let's take a look at what he said. >> we need to discuss who we are as a nation. talk about the freedoms that we have. the rights that we have, and how those might be used in a responsible way. >> chris: what do you think about his comments about our rights and our freedoms being used in a responsible way? >> well, i think coming from him, that's really important to note. coming from a man who is over a department that forced the sale of guns to people that would bring about the death of people like brian terry and there should be national outrage about mexicans, our neighbors, 200 or more that have been killed by the guns that his department have forcibly or forced to be sold. so, he is right. and really, senator durbin is right. but the conversation we have got to have has got to have everybody open-minded. i mean, we all react emotionally, that's why we have all shed tears and our prayers will continu
Nov 30, 2012 8:00pm PST
and our facebook page. many are still bad about louie gohmert's conspiracy theory saying president obama took out gadhafi so al qaeda could take over. on facebook, evelyn phillip says, to think someone like that is representing the people of this country, he needs to go. rick says republicans should have learned by now you cannot buy and lie your way into the white house. and julia leo say, every time i think gohmert could not be more ridiculous, he proves me wrong. keep sharing your thoughts with us on facebook and on twitter using #edshow. >>> still to come, fast food workers in the industry stage the industry's biggest strike. we'll take a look at what they're really fighting for in tonight's "big finish." stay with us. ♪ (announcer) when subaru owners look in the mirror, they see more than themselves. so we celebrate our year-end with the "share the love" event. get a great deal on a new subaru and 250 dollars goes to your choice of five charities. by the end of this, our fifth year, our total can reach almost 25 million dollars. it's a nice reflection on us all. now through januar
Dec 5, 2012 2:00pm PST
. texas republican louie gohmert was the only member of the house to vote against a law stripping
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm PST
the house of representatives united but today they actually came very close. texas republican louie gohmert was the only member of the house to vote against a law stripping the word
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Dec 16, 2012 9:00am PST
to do something to protect our schools. and louie gohmert a congressman from texas talks about allowing people to have more guns so people can stand up in a pluck place and defend themselves. you know it's the worst case we can imagine and i don't know if you can answer. >> you were able to talk to some of the families as well. for them very mixed emotions. their friends' children are okay but their friend's children are not okay. >> the one family in particular licotas described it bittersweet. this little boy aden was in the first grade classroom with that wonderful teacher victoria soto 27 years old. come and bursts in. she jumps up to confront him to try to protect her children. he shoots her in front of the children. and little aden takes that second to run out of the classroom but also to get some of his friends. he didn't go out by himself. grabbed some of his friends, ran out. they were safe. she died. some of their classmates died as robert licoto's dad said he also had an older daughter in the school. we are lucky and fortunate. i can't take any joy in it obviously as relieved
Dec 17, 2012 7:00am EST
. host: representative louie gohmert of texas, a republican, on fox news yesterday. bill bennett, former education secretary, says -- those comments were on meet the press. senator dianne feinstein has a different perspective. she says more guns are not the answer. she plans to introduce legislation. a previous assault weapons ban was signed into law in 1994, but it expired. jason is our next caller, washington, d.c., democratic line. caller: hi. i don't think army teachers in the schools is a good idea. that is pretty irrational, considering if you have gun battles, you are exacerbating the whole situation. i think that's a really bad idea. i don't think necessarily you could take away all guns in the country and saba problem. they would just use other weapons, like they have in china, where they go in the classrooms and used swords and knives and start killing people? . that would probably be a bad idea too. so i think it's just education and trying to curb things that might influence people from doing such. host: what are some suggestions for that, jason? caller: it's hard to say, bec
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Dec 28, 2012 6:00am PST
.s. senate. don't you know, not much happening there. patti ann: all right. republican congressman louie gohmert is responding to those comments from senator reid that we just heard, firing back at accusations that republicans are refusing to compromise. let's listen. >> i can totally sympathize with reid's remark that he can not imagine our consciences in the house because you would have to have one to imagine ours. and he has shown repeatedly, over three years of no budget? come on. the guy has to have no conscience or he would have been embarrassed and given up leadership on his own if he had any conscience whatsoever. we have passed a bill to deal with the fiscal cliff. harry reid is becoming the ultimate cliff diver here by saying we're not going to even let our house, the senate house function. we're going to dive off the cliff and blame the republicans at every ledge down the way. gregg: cliff diving a new political sport. and senator lindsey graham also speaking out suggesting that he doubts that anything will get done during today's last-minute washington meeting. take a listen.
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Dec 1, 2012 3:00am PST
a failure in leadership to solve this crisis. joining us now is texas congressman louie gohmert. nice to see you. >> nice to see you. >> this is not necessarily against the president you have blasted g.o.p. leaders this week for a failure to lead basically saying we need to stand on our principles. they have a delegate -- delicate position to deal with. >> up until last week there had been a failure of leadership. the president out there finally pushing so far look we are going to forget the constitution. i'm going to basically pronounce law as i speak it congress hasn't done what i wanted, so we're just gonna ignore congress' constitutional right to appropriate. congress' constitutional right to set debt ceilings and we're going to ignore that that's what basically -- geithner basically announced. speaker boehner said look we can't allow that to happen. the fact is we can't. if we fail the constitution, it's going to be a lot worse than going over this ledge. we went off the fiscal cliff when the president got reelected so now we are just bouncing down further and further ledge to ledge. bu
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